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The General Services Administration took an unorthodox approach to getting rid of unwanted grasses and weeds at one federal building in California - it hired goats.
No kidding. GSA hires environmentally-friendly contractor goats to clear land around the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals courthouse. Lorenzo Davis, property manager of GSA's 9th region, explains.
OMB is using the same data analysis tools to monitor stimulus spending at CMS to reduce their improper payments. Other agencies also are taking advantage of the lessons learned from the creation and operation of the board. Recovery.gov also will receive new features this fall to let citizens track individual projects on their own websites.
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Federal agencies move operations, and people, all the time. Sometimes the reasons are noble: to save taxpayer money, improve operations and for national security. Sometimes they are part of empire-building or please-a-politician reason. Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column today.
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Learn more about the challenges that GSA faces in greening federal building
Justice's decision to join the False Claims Act lawsuit against Oracle is another signal that vendors are facing more oversight. This is the second time Oracle has come under litigation for allegedly overcharging the government. Experts say contractors need to be prepared for pre-award and post-award audits of GSA schedule contracts.
A major federal contractor is on the hot seat.
The General Services Administration has taken an 18 month timeline, and compressed it into about eight weeks.